Michigan AG Warns of Voter Fraud Allegations: False Allegation of Criminal Activity is Crime

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel (D) warned Monday that a false allegation of criminal activity, including voter fraud, is in itself a crime. In a tweet, Nessel responded to comments from former Senator Patrick Colbeck (R) during a Michigan Board of State Solicitors Meeting which ended with the state election results be certified.

Colbeck was faced with questions during the meeting as to whether he had brought his allegations of electoral fraud to the state attorney general.

Nessel confirmed in his Twitter thread that Colbeck “never filed a voter fraud complaint” with the Michigan attorney general’s office.

“If he had, we would have thoroughly investigated this claim,” she said.

“Colbeck’s assertions aside, intentionally making a false declaration of criminal activity to law enforcement is itself a crime,” Nessel continued. “It is my experience that is often the reason why some reports are not made.”

During Monday’s meeting, Julie Matuzak, a Democrat from Clinton Township who served on the board of directors for 10 years, asked Colbeck, “If you are alleging fraud in this election, have you got it?” presented to the Attorney General, your evidence? “

« I submitted my affidavits to lawyers, and we pushed it up the chain that way, “replied the former state senator, adding,” I can submit it to anyone you want. that I submit it. “

“If there is a charge of fraud, this council is neither equipped nor authorized to investigate the fraud,” said Matuzak. “It should be properly sent to the attorney general’s office. I encourage you to do so.

Later in the meeting, the Michigan State Council of Solicitors certified the election results showing that the president-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden Biden appoints Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN Ambassador: reports Scranton dedicates ‘Joe Biden Way’ to honor President-elect Kasich: Republicans ‘either in complete block’ or ‘fearful’ of Trump MORE defeated President TrumpDonald John Trump Biden appoints Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN Ambassador: reports Scranton dedicates “Joe Biden Way” to honor President-elect Kasich: Republicans “either in complete blockage” or “afraid” of Trump MORE in the state.

The president-elect had over 150,000 votes in Michigan, but Trump and his campaign challenged the results with unsubstantiated allegations of fraud.



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